Lewis County Career & Tech Center

HOSA-Future Health Professionals

What is HOSA?
HOSA is a national organization for secondary and post secondary students enrolled in health occupations education. HOSA was officially founded in November 1976 and is comprised of state associations organized under educational agencies. Members strengthen their leadership and citizenship abilities through interaction with professional, business, and other students organizations. HOSA members have the opportunity to share experience with other people in health occupations. Members develop skills which will lead to successful employment in the health care fields. The hands of HOSA mold the health of tomorrow. The HOSA club meets once each month and membership dues are based upon state and national dues assessment. Annual dues provide members with a quarterly HOSA news publication.

How do I join HOSA?
A student must be enrolled in a Health Science course in order to be a member of the HOSA organization. If you are in a health science class you can see one of the club advisors (Casey Bentley or Shanda Gilbert) and inquire about club dues. For more information you may visit the national organization site @ www.hosa.org.



SKILLS USA

What is Skills USA?
Skills USA-VICA is a national organization serving high school, postsecondary and collegiate students who are enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations, (including health occupations) training programs. National Skills USA-VICA, Inc. has 239,000 student members organized into more than 13,000 chapters and 53 state and territorial associations (including Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands).

How do I join Skills USA?
A student must be enrolled in a carpentry, welding or drafting course in order to be a member of SKILLS USA. The club meets once a month. Dues are based upon state and national dues assessment. Annual dues provide members with a monthly Skills USA magazine.

For further information please contact the advisors at 606-796-6106 or via their email links below:



Future Business Leaders of America

What is FBLA?
FBLA is a national organization for students in junior, middle and high school programs who are enrolled in business and office classes. The purpose of the club is to provide additional opportunities for students in business and office education, to develop technical and career objectives and to promote civic and personal responsibilities. The club meets once a month. Dues are charged to students based upon the annual state and national assessment. A regional competition is held in March and a state competition is held in April in which FBLA members compete for awards.

How do I join FBLA?
A student must be enrolled in a business education course in order to be a member of FBLA. If you are enrolled in a business education course, and are interested in being a member, you can contact one of the club advisors for more information. You may also visit www.kyfbla.org or www.fbla-pbl.org for additional information.

Advisor: Kody Willis


Future Farmers of America

What is FFA?
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education. 

How do I join FFA? 
A student must be enrolled in a agriculture education course in order to be a member of FFA. If you are are interested in being a member, you can contact the club advisor, Tyler Clark for more information.


Lewis County Career & Tech Center
79 Lions Lane, P.O. Box 99, Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: 606-796-6106 | Fax: 606-796-9739
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